Associate Professor of Financial Management

• Executive Education in Finance CPD, The Wharton School
• Ph.D. Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, University of Barcelona
• M.Sc. Economics, University Pompeu Fabra
• B.A. Economics, University Pompeu Fabra

Mireia Giné is Associate Professor at the Financial Management Department of IESE. She has a BA in Economics and Master in Economics from Pompeu Fabra University. She received her doctorate from the University of Barcelona after several years at MIT and the University of Pennsylvania.

Mireia specializes in corporate governance, executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions. Currently, she investigates how common ownership of institutional shareholders impacts the corporate decisions of companies in their portfolio. Her research has been published in the Journal of Finance, Review of Finance, Harvard Business Review among other academic journals, as well as in various media (Financial Times, The Economist, Bloomberg, BBC). She has received several international prizes such as the Brattle Prize and has presented her research at prestigious universities and congresses in finance (WFA, EFA, AFA, NBER, etc.).

Prior to joining IESE, she worked for more than a decade at The Wharton School as director of Research at Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), a global financial reference platform serving more than 450 academic and financial institutions. Mireia joined the start-up phase and currently she directs the group’s international operations.

Areas of interest

* Corporate governance, Shareholder Activism and M&A
* Executive compensation
* Empirical corporate finance
* Fintech


Journal Articles (refereed)

ALEKSEEVA, L., AZAR, J., GINÉ, M., SAMILA, S., TASKA, B. (2021). The Demand for AI skills in the labor market. LABOUR ECONOMICS, 71, Article 102002. doi:10.1016/j.labeco.2021.102002.
CUÑAT, V., GINÉ, M., GUADALUPE, M. (2020). Price and probability. Decomposing the takeover effects of anti‐takeover provisions. Journal of Finance, 75 (5), 2591-2629. doi:10.1111/jofi.12908.
SAMBOLA, A., ANGUITA, M., GINÉ, M. (2019). Is There a Gender Gap in Spanish Cardiology? Revista Española de Cardiología, 72 (3), 195 - 197. doi:10.1016/j.rec.2018.07.023.
SAMBOLA, A., ANGUITA, M., GUZMÁN, G., BELTRÁN, P., MILÀ, L., GINÉ, M. (2018). Gender Differences in the Professional Lives of Cardiologists in 70 Spanish Hospitals. Revista Española de Cardiología, 72 (3), 272 - 274. doi:10.1016/j.rec.2018.08.013.
GINÉ, M., MOUSSAWI, R., SEDUNOV, J. (2017). Governance Mechanisms and Effective Activism: Evidence from Shareholder Proposals on Poison Pills. Journal of Empirical Finance, 43, 185 - 202. doi:10.1016/j.jempfin.2017.07.002.
GINÉ, M., CARTER, M. E., FRANCO, F. (2017). Executive Gender Pay Gaps: The Roles of Female Risk Aversion and Board Representation. Contemporary Accounting Research, 34 (2), 1232 - 1264. doi:10.1111/1911-3846.12286.
CUÑAT, V., GINÉ, M., GUADALUPE, M. (2016). Say Pays! Shareholder Voice and Firm Performance. Review of Finance, 20 (5), 1799 - 1834. doi:10.1093/rof/rfv056.
CUÑAT, V., GINÉ, M., GUADALUPE, M. (2013). Corporate Governance and Value. Evidence from 'Close Calls' On Shareholder Governance Proposals. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 25 (1), 44 - 54. doi:10.1111/j.1745-6622.2013.12005.x.
CUÑAT, V., GINÉ, M., GUADALUPE, M. (2012). The Vote Is Cast. The Effect of Corporate Governance on Shareholder Value. Journal of Finance, 67 (5), 1943 - 1977. doi:10.1111/j.1540-6261.2012.01776.x.
YSA, T., GINÉ, M., ESTEVE, M., SIERRA, V. (2012). Public Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises. Evidence from the Spanish Banking Industry. Public Money & Management, 32 (4), 265 - 272. doi:10.1080/09540962.2012.691305.

Working Papers

ANTÓN, M., AZAR, J., GINÉ, M., XIANRAN LIN, L. (2019). Acquisitions, Common Ownership, and the Cournot Merger Paradox (WP-1219-E).
ANTÓN, M., EDERER, F., GINÉ, M., SCHMALZ, M. C. (2018). Innovation: The Bright Side of Common Ownership? (WP-1217-E).
ANTÓN, M., EDERER, F., GINÉ, M., SCHMALZ, M. C. (2016). Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives (WP-1150-E).
CUÑAT, V., GINÉ, M., GUADALUPE, M. (2013). Say Pays! Shareholder Voice and Firm Performance (WP-1095-E).
CUÑAT, V., GINÉ, M., GUADALUPE, M. (2010). The Vote is Cast. The Effect of Corporate Governance on Shareholder Value (WP-1003-E).

Articles in other publications

ANTÓN, M., AZAR, J., GINÉ, M., LIN, L. X. (2019). Does Common Ownership Increase Incentives for Mergers and Acquisitions? Competition Policy International, 2 (2).
GINÉ, M., ANTÓN, M. (2018). El impacto del 'big data', la inteligencia artificial y el 'blockchain' en las finanzas. La revolución fintech. IESE Insight (38), pp. 15 - 21.
GINÉ, M., ANTÓN, M. (2018). How Big Data, AI and Blockchain Are Changing Finance. The Fintech Revolution. IESE Insight (38), pp. 15 - 21.
ANTÓN, M., GINÉ, M. (2017). Un reto adicional para la retribución de ejecutivos: los inversores comunes. El efecto de los accionistas comunes en las empresas cotizadas. Revista de Antiguos Alumnos (145), pp. 22 - 25.
ANTÓN, M., GINÉ, M. (2017). An Additional Challenge For Executive Compensation: Common Shareholders. The Effect Of Common Shareholders On Listed Companies. Alumni Magazine (145), pp. 18 - 21.


ANTÓN, M., GINÉ, M., DE LA PEÑA JUAN, LLORENS ALBERT (2021). bnc10: An Alternative to Traditional Banking. IESE, F-969-E.
ANTÓN, M., GINÉ, M., DE LA PEÑA JUAN (2021). Investing in Bitcoin. IESE, F-968-E.